Logistics of the Irregular Force Warfighter

Via: Mountainguerrilla

This page will include those articles from the old blog concerning selection of equipment and arms for the irregular warfighter.–J.M.)
SOME NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL SMALL-ARMS SELECTION

(I read a lot. I average anywhere from 8-10 full-length books a week, in addition to a host of websites and forums that I check daily. Amongst the several hundred other books that I own, two that sit on my bookshelf in the living room are, by many in the “survivalist/gun/patriot/militia/threeper” community, considered the go-to references for selecting firearms for the challenges of the future.—J.M.)

When you consider the amount of vitriolic debate that goes on amongst gun enthusiasts, considering caliber selection and firearms selection, in regard to the “ideal” survival firearm paradigm, it’s no surprise that someone wrote a book to help narrow the selection. Between the hundred year-old debate on the weakness of the 9mm Parabellum, versus the manliness and obvious lethality of the .45ACP, and the current, equally absurd arguments regarding the Kalashnikov platform versus the AR-15/M-16 platform, these conversations go on, and on, and on, ad nauseum. So, we have two notoriously famed books, considered by many to be the ultimate references on the subject: Survival Guns by the late, famed survival writer Mel Tappan, and Boston’s Gun Bible (BGB) by “Boston T. Party,” of the “Free State Wyoming Project, in attempts, decades apart, of solving the dilemma of “what is the perfect firearm?”

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